Donald Trump’s decision to tear gas peaceful protesters for the sake of a photo op has blown up in his face in too many ways to count. Everyone from retired military leaders to the Episcopal Church has condemned him for it. Trump’s own Secretary of Defense is now claiming that Trump tricked him into participating by saying they were going to a bathroom. Now Trump is going berserk about it all.
At 12:29am eastern time, Trump tweeted this: “So pathetic to watch the Fake News Lamestream Media playing down the gravity and depravity of the Radical Left, looters and thugs, ripping up our Liberal Democrat run (only) cities. It is almost like they are all working together?”
That’s right, Donald Trump is more convinced than ever that this is all one big conspiracy against him. He just can’t see that he’s the villain in all of this, and that he’s either created or exacerbated every problem that our nation is facing right now. In reality, it’s not that anyone is conspiring against Trump; it’s just that he’s awful.
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report